Wesson’s O’Mari Johnson is The Daily Leader Defensive Player of the Week

Published 8:51 am Thursday, September 7, 2023

O’Mari Johnson, Wesson

Defensive Back, Sophomore

Wesson sophomore defensive back O’Mari Johnson doesn’t get many balls thrown his way and with good reason. On Friday in a 48-15 win at Loyd Star, Johnson broke on a pass thrown in his direction and returned it 70-yards for a touchdown in the first half.

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One of the most highly recruited Mississippi players in the Class of 2026, Johnson also finished with four tackles for the Cobras in the win.

On offense against LS, Johnson caught four passes for 58 yards and rushed four times for 109 yards and two more touchdowns.